Finlay House

Finlay House is located on an elevated rural site in North Otago with stunning views overlooking the Waitaki Valley. Due to a geo-tec report highlighting the possibility of unstable ground, the design incorporates a lightweight steel and timber floor structure which support the house.


I told my children that they are so lucky to have a home that is world class and envied by many.

- Ian & Mee Leng Hong

To enjoy the outdoor aspect for as much of the year as possible, a central covered deck enables its owners to enjoy outdoor entertaining through a variety of weather and seasons.


Dravitzki Brown have been a great architectural studio to work with. I would have no hesitation to engage them for any future building projects.

- Hans & Suzy Raetz

Steel is complimented with schist stone and cedar weatherboards, which were also used on the interior of the home to contrast the painted white surfaces.